Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network

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Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network

The Massachusetts State Department of Health leads the Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network, which provides opportunities for sharing resources and building capacity in injury and violence prevention throughout the region.

The Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network is dedicated to enhancing and supporting the sustainability of injury and violence prevention programs among the northeastern states and Caribbean territories. It also leads a National Peer Learning Team on motor vehicle injury prevention. The network’s primary objectives are to build capacity, share data and best practices, and increase research and other opportunities among member states and territories.

Each state and territory in the network has programs to develop, implement, and promote e!ective injury and violence prevention and control practices. States funded under the Core SVIPP are highlighted with a star.

  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • Puerto Rico
  • Vermont
  • Maine
  • New Jersey
  • Rhode Island*
  • Massachusetts*
  • New York*
  • Virgin Islands
National Peer Learning Team
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The Northeast and Caribbean Injury Prevention Network coordinates the Motor Vehicle Related Injury National Peer Learning Team, which aims to
understand the systems that help or hinder people using existing and new motor vehicle safety technologies.

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
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Massachusetts is working to develop, implement, and evaluate child sexual abuse prevention policies and practices among youth-serving organizations.